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FOR THE C^WJEBMMEMT
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BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES,
JULY IT, 1839,
HUNTED BY KOBERT C. CARMAN*'
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LAWS OF THE COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA.
OF THE OFFICERS OF THE COLLEGE,
Art 1 The officers of the College of Louisiana shall be the
President, Professors and Tutors, arranged in the following or-
K lirst-The President, who shall instruct the Junior and
Senior classes in Rhetoric, Composition, Criticism Mental and
Moral Phiosophy, Logic, History, Evidences of Chnstiamty, Law
of Nations, Constitutional Law and Political Economy, as these
studies are arranged in said Classes.
# e «mtf-Professor of Mathematics and Natural Pmlosophy.
TVuYtf— Professor of Chemistry and Natural History.
.Fowrf/i— Professor of Ancient Languages.
i^/i_Professor of Modern Languages.
Art. % Every unmarried Professor and Tutor shall occupy
a room in the College buildings.
Art. S. The salaries of the officers shall be regulated by the
Board of Trustees as the exigencies of the College may require;
but the salary of no officer shall be reduced without at least s>x
months notice to him of the intended reduction/
Art, 4. Whenever there is a vacancy in the Presidency, the
senior Professor, in the order in this chapter before arranged, shall
perform the duties and receive the salary of President, unless the
Board of Trustees shall otherwise specially direct.
Art. 5. The President shall exercise a general superintend-
ing care over the whole economy of the College, and shall, by and
with the consent of the assembled Faculty, arrange the classes, and
designate the duties (whether of instruction or government) to be
performed by the several officers, in so far as not specially provi-
ded for by the present code.
Art, 6. The President shall be charged with the correspond-
ence of the Institution, and shall keep a Letter Book, into which
he shall transcribe all the letters by him written in relation to the
College and its interests — which book shall at all times be open to
the inspection of the Board of Trustees or any member thereof.
Art. 7. The President shall keep a Register of all the stu-
dents belonging to the College, in which shall be entered, at the
time ol admission, the name in full of the student — his age, as near
as can be ascertained — his place of birth and residence, and the
date of his admission; and when the student ceases to be a member
of the College, the manner or cause and the date of his sepera-
Q? THE IMMEDIATE GOVERNMENT OF THE COLLEGE-
Art. 1. The President, Professors and Tutors shall consti-
tute the Faculty of the College.
Art. 2. The President may convene the Faculty at his dis-
eretion> and appoint the times and places of meeting. In case of
Ids absence, the senior Professor present shall convene and pre-
side in the Faculty. It shall also be the duty of the President, or
senior Professor, as the case may be, to convene the Faculty when-
ever thereto required by two of Us members,
Art, 3. A majority of the members of the Faculty shall, when
duly convened, constitute a quorum.
Art. 4. All decisions of the Faculty shall be made by vote*
The President shall have a vote in all cases, and a casting vote
when otherwise the votes would be equally divided.
Art. 5. The Faculty shall keep a Book of Records, and ap-
point a clerk, who shall enter therein a fair statement of all their
transactions — which book shall be laid before the Board of Trus-
tees whenever required. Said book shall, moreover, be always
open to the inspection of any member of the Board.
Art. 6. The Faculty shall have power to institute regula-
tions, not inconsistent with these laws or the Statutes of the State,
on all minor subjects,' but the regulations so made uhall be re-
ported to the Board of Trustees at the meeting of that body next
succeeding their institution.
Art. f. The Faculty shall hear any complaint made by a
student of delinquency on the part of the Janitor, and if the com-
plaint be just, they shall instantly apply the necessary corrective,
if in their power — if not in their power, they shall have the same
reported to the Board of Trustees, at the next succeeding meet-
ing of that body.
Art. 8. An exemplary moral deportment is required of every
member of the Faculty.
Art. 9. Every student, when required thereto by an officer
of the College, shall open the door ot his room. If he refuse, the
door maybe broken down, and the expense of repairing shall be
defrayed by the student.
Art. 10. Each officer of the College is privileged to enter the
rooms of students at pleasure, and it shall be the duty of all fre-
quently to make such visits*
Art. 11, Whenever any student shall feel himself aggrieved
by a fellow student, it shall be his duty to make it known to the
President, who shall, if he deem it expedient, call a meeting of the
Faculty, to take the subject into consideration.
Art. 12. Every student, upon his admission into College,
shall pay to the Librarian fifty cents, for which he shall receive %
eopy of these laws; and the Librarian shall pay over the money
thus received to the Treasurer.
OF THE CLASSES, OF ADMISSION INTO COLLEGE, AND OF THE
COURSE OF STUDY.
Art. 1. The students shall be divided into four Classes —
namely: The Freshman, the Sophomore, the Junior and the
Art. 2. Candidates for admission into the Freshman Class
cannot be received, unless, upon examination, they be found able
to read and parse Caesar's Commentaries, Cicero's Select Orations,
the first six books of Virgil's iEneid, Jacob's Greek Reader or an
equivalent, and be well skilled in Penmanship, Arithmetic, Eng-
lish Grammar and Geography.
Art. 3. No one shall he admitted to an advanced standing
unless he be equal to the Class for which he is a candidate.
Art. 4. No person shall be admitted to an actual standing as
a student in any class, or be permitted to recite with the game,
unless he shall have produced to the Faculty a receipt or certifi-
cate from the Treasurer of the College, showing that he has fully
complied with the existing orders of the Trustees relative to Col-
lege dues; and this rule shall be observed at the commencement of
each Session, but shall not be construed to apply to State students,
nor to those whom the Trustees may admit gratuitously.
Art. 5. The Freshman Class shall study Virgil, Sallust,
Horace, the Anabasis of Xenophon and Grsoca Majora commenced
■ — Arithmetic revised and Algebra commenced, and such French
and Spanish authors as the Faculty may direct.
Art. 6. The Sophomore Class shall study Algebra and Ge-
ometry, Grecian and Roman Antiquities, Livy, Tacitus, Grcra
Majora and Homer's Iliad, and such French and Spanish authors
as the Faculty may direct.
Art. 7. The Junior Class shall study "Plane and Spherical
Trigonometry, Mensuration, Surveying, Navigation, Analytical
Geometry and the Differential and Integral Calculus; Chemistry
and Natural History, Rhetoric, Composition, Criticism, Ancient
and Modern History, Mental Philosophy and Logic, and be exer-
cised in the Modern Languages as the Faculty shall direct.
Art. 8. The Senior Class shall study Chemistry and Natu-
ral History, Moral Philosophy, Natural Philosophy, including Op-
tics, Astronomy, Mechanics and Engineering; Evidences of Chris-
tianity, Law of Nations, Constitutional Law and Political Econo-
my$ and shall be exercised in the Modern Languages, as in the
Art. 9. No student shall be permitted to advance irom one
class to a higher, unless he shall have passed creditably through
a careful examination in all the studies of the previous class.
Art. 10. The preceding arrangement of studies shall apply
only to those students who intend to pursue a full Collegiate course.
Others may be admitted as irregulars, provided they shall have at-
tained the age of sixteen years, and their studies shall be regulated
by the Faculty, as far as practicable, in conformity to the wishes
of parents and guardians. No student, however, shall receive a
Diploma, unless he shall have passed favorably through all the
studies of every class.
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OF THE HOURS OF STUDY AND RECITATION.
Art,1. The hours of study shall be from sun-rising until
breakfast, and from 8 o'clock until meridian, in the forenoon —
from 2 until 5 o'clock in the afternoon, and from twilight until
bed time in the evening. During the hours of study* every stu-
dent shall keep his room, unless callctLfroin it to recite, or by some
urgent necessity, of which latter he shall always be ready to give
an account to any officer of the College who may observe his ab-
Art. 2. Every student shall diligently apply himself to such
studies as may be prescribed to him, and shall be careful to attend
every recitation of his class.
Art. 3. The time and place of recitation for every class shall
be appointed by the Faculty,,
DUTIES OF PROFESSORS, &C,
Art, 1. A room of sufficient size shall be appropriated by the
Faculty to the use of each Professor, in which he shall receive his
classes^ and rooms thus appropriated shall be used for no other
purpose, except in extraordinary cases, and by consent and direc-
tion of the Board of Trustees, or of the President, by and with
the advice and consent of the Faculty.
Art. 2, The Apparatus and other articles belonging to the
College, which may be useful in the illustration of any Professor's
course, shall have an appropriate place of deposit, and shall be un-
der the immediate care of such Professor.
Art. 3. Each Professor shall adopt, in his room, that system
For the government of his class which he may deem the best, pro-
vided it do not contravene these laws. It shall be his duty to ad-
monish or reprimandj either privately or before his class, each of
his students who may become neglectful of conduct or study.
OB PUBLIC SPEAKING AND OF COMPOSITION,
Art- 1. Every Saturday morning shall be exclusively devo-
ted to public speaking. Those who are to speak are to be designa-
ted by the Faculty, on Saturday, and at least one week preceding
that on which they are to speak. No student shall be excused
from taking his part in this exercise, unless prevented by SQine nat-
ural impediment. Every member of the Faculty is required to
be present at these exercises; and it shall be the duty of each and
all, as may be arranged amongst themselves, to point out to the
speakers such errors as the- latter may commit.
Art. % Nothing indecent, profane or immoral, shall at any
time be delivered on the public stage,, under penalty of such cen-
sure as the Faculty or Trustees may judge proper; and it shall be
the duty of every student, appointed to speak, to show to the Pres-
ident, or to some officer designated by him, the whole of what he
proposes to deliver; and he shall not fail to observe such correc-
tions as may he made in the exercise by the President or other of-
ficer to whom it shall thus have been submitted.
Art. S. Closely connected with public speaking is the exer-
cise of writing composition, in which every student shall engage m
often as the Faculty may direct.
Art. 1. The students are to consider themselves and each
other as young gentlemen associated for the purpose of mutual im-
provement, and are to deport themselves accordingly, avoiding all
turbulence, rudeness and violence,
Art. 2. They are to treat the President, Professors and Tu-
tors, on all occasions, with the most profound respect, obeying im-
plicitly all their lawful commands, and to act decently and re-
spectfully toward all pefsons with whom they may have inter-
OF RELIOI0US EXERCISES,
Art. 1. The exercises of each day shall be opened and closed
with prayer by the President, or, in his absence, by some other
member of the Faculty.
Art. 2. Every student shall attend morning and evening
prayer, and Divine service at least once every Sabbath, unless
specially excused by the Faculty, on a written request of the pa-
rent or guardian.
Art. S. A due observance of the Sabbath is earnestly recom-
mended, and all practices inconsistent with the reverence due to
the day are expressly prohibited.
Art. 4. As it. is the right of every religious denomination to
enjoy its peculiar sentiments and modes of worship, it is ordered
that the officers of the College, in their instruction of the students,
avoid every thing like sectarianism, or that can in any manner in-
terfere with the tenets, either in church government or doctrine, cf
any denomination of Christians. Neither shall any thing be re-
quired of a student contrary to the mode of worship and religions
professions of his parent or guardian.
QF PUNISHMENTS, AND OF MISDEMEANORS AND OTHER OFFENCES.
Art. 1. The punishments of the College shall be admonition,
private or public, fines, suspension for a limited time, suspension
for an indefinite tune, and expulsion.
Art. 2. A student under any sentence, expulsion excepted,
is still a member of the Institution, and shall obey the injunctions
of the Faculty, under the penalty of expulsion.
Art. 3. A second indefinite suspension is considered as equiv-
alent to expulsion, and shall in all ordinary cases preclude the pos-
sibility of re-jid mission m % but every student suspended indefinitely
shall have the privilege of an appeal to the Board of Trustees.
Art. 4. Every student who may be sentenced to pay a fine,
shall pay the same to the Clerk of the Faculty; and in case of
non-payment, within such time as the Faculty may have prescribed,
he shall be suspended for a definite period.
Art. 5. The Clerk of the Faculty shall pay over to the
Treasurer all fines by him thus received.
Art. 6. If any student shall neglect his studies, or interrupt
the studies of another, or disturb or impede any officer in his law-
ful employment, or be guilty of profane cursing or swearing, of
intoxication, of striking, or of insulting, by word or ges-
ture, a fellow student; of keeping company with persons of
known immorality 5 -of playing at cards, dice, or other games of
chance, or of any other thing grossly immoral, (of which the Fac-
ulty shall be the judge ) he shall, at their discretion, receive any
punishment short of expulsion; but when in their opinion the of-
fence shaif merit expulsion,, it shall be the duty of the President of.
the Faculty to report the case in writing to the President of the
Board of Trustee's, with the attendant facts and circumstances, who
shall immediately convoly the Board, in the manner pointed out
by Statute,- and submit the matter to its decision.
Art. 7. Duelling, or any concern in promoting or abetting
it, shall in all cases be punished by expulsion.
Art. 8. No student shall be permitted to carry a dirk, sword
cane, or any deadly concealed weapon whatsoever.
Art. 9. No student shall keep, for his use or pleasure, any
horse or other riding animal, or dog, or gun or other fire arm:;; nor
.shall any student ride, or go beyond such limits as the Faculty
shall designate, for any purpose, except by permission of some
member of the Faculty,
Art. 10. No student shall absent himself from his room af-
ter twilight in the evening; nor shall any student go into a Tavern
or other house where inebriating liquors arc sold, without permis-
sion from a member of the Faculty, or upon urgent necessity when
a member of the Faculty cannot be seen,- and the purpose
for which he may desire to visit any such place shall be by him par-
ticularly specified to the officer from whom he may ask permission.
If such visit be made without permission, he shall give a satisfacto-
ry account of the cause thereof when required by any member of
Art. 11. No student, during the regular Sessions of College^
shall attend any Ball, Theatre, Horse Race, or any expensive or
unlawful amusement whatever, except by permission of some mem-
ber of the Faculty, or by a wrttten permission from his parent or
guardian; and in the latter case, the permission must be exhibited
to the Faculty, if they require it. Contravention of this provision
shall be punished according to the discretion of the Faculty.
A.rt. 12. If, in the opinion of the Faculty, the character of a
student shall be so vicious as to render him an unworthy member
of College, he shall be admonished or censured; and if he do not
forthwith reform, his parent or legal guardian shall be requested
to remove him. A delayer refusal on the part of the latter so to
do shall be deemed good cause for his removal by the Board of
Trustees, in such way as may be deemed proper.
Art. 15. Every suspended student shall immediately return
home, or reside at such place, during th^period of his suspension,
as the Faculty may direct; and upon application for re-ad mission
iie shall produce satisfactory testimonials of his good behaviour
Art. 14. No student shall, under any pretext whatever, cut
or otherwise injure the College buildings, or furniture, or enclo-
sures, or trees planted or growing therein, Any student convicted
of offending herein shall be reprimanded by the President, in "pre-
sence of the assembled students and Faculty, and shall moreover
pay for the damage done, according to a reasonable estimate of tli«
amount. If, however, the perpetrator cannot be discovered, and
the damage be committed in one of the rooms, the occupants there-
of shall pay, — if it be committed on a public portion of one of thfjj
Halls, the students occupying the same shall pay; but if it be com-
mitted on any property common to the College, such as out-build-
ings, enclosures, &c, then the expense of repairing such damage
shall be assessed on ail the students, and shall be collected in the
same manner as other College charges.
Art. 15. Students who do not lodge in the College are re-
quired to observe all the rules laid down in this Chapter, but the
Faculty shall not be answerable for any 'breach thereof by non~res>
ident students, committed beyond the College limits.
OF LEAVE OF AF/SENCE.
Art. 1. Any student wishing to obtain leave of absence from
College, must present a written application to the Faculty, in which
shall be stated, either by himself or parent or guardian, the circum-
stances that render his absence necessary; and the Faculty shal!,
if in their judgment it be proper to do so, grant the applicants'
a? DISMISSION AND WITHDRAWALS FROM COLLEGE,
Art. 1. An j student desirous of leaving Cellege before the
completion of his course, shall, if a minor, produce from his pa-
rent or legal guardian a written statement that such is his wish,
and the President shall thereupon grant him such Certificate of dig-
mission as he may deserve,,
Art. 2, If any student leave the College permanently with-
out obtaining a regular dismission, he shall be regarded as though
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OF THE LIBRARY, MUSEUM, &C
Art. 1. The Board of Trustees will appoint a Librarian, who
shall hold his situation during their pleasure, exercise the duties
cf his office according to their discretion, and be entitled to re-
ceive such compensation as they may*/rom time to time allow.
Art. 2. In case the oiace of Librarian should become vacant,
the President' 'shall take charge of the Library Room and of the
books and other property. belonging to or deposited therein.
Akt. S. The Museum and collections of specimens in Natu-
ral History shall be under the immediate care of the Professor of
Natural History, who shall have charge of the room assigned as
their place of deposit.
OF SESSIONS, VACATIONS AND EXAMINATIONS.
Art. 1. There shall be two vacations in each year— the first
to begin the day after Commencement, and to continue six weeks
— the second to begin on the twentieth day of December in each
year, and to terminate on the tenth day of January following.
Art. 2.- The intermediate periods between the foregoing va-
cations shall each be denominated a Session, and each shall be sub-
divided into two terms. The first term of the first session shall
extend from the beginning to the last Monday in September,- and
the second term shall be from that time to the end of the Session.
The first term of the. second Session shall extend from the begin-
ning to the last Monday in March, and the second term shall be .
from that time to the end of the Session.
Art. 3 There shall bean intermission of the College exerci-
ses during the last four days of the first term of each Session, at
which time students residing in the vicinity of the Institution may
be permitted to visit their homes.
Art. 4. During the periods of vacation and intermission, stu-
dents are required to observe the same rules of decorum and moral
conduct as though they were engaged in their regular Collegiate
Art. 5. There shall be two public Examinations in each year,
of all the classes— -one beginning at least seven days before Com-
mencement, and the other at least seven days before the twentieth
of December. There shall be a public Exhibition, by such students
in the different classes as the Faculty may select, and in such ex-
ercises as they may prescribe, at the close of each term, excepting
the last term ot each academic year, which shall be exclusively de-
Toted to the exercises of Commencement, in which the candidates
for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts shall engage* in the order in
which they may be classed by the Faculty.
Art. 6. The Senior Class, as candidates for the first degree,
shall be required to'pass a final examination on all subjects of stuu;
in the whole Collegiate course — which examination shall take
place four weeks prior to Commencement, and the period interven-
ing between the examination and Commencement shall be allowed
as a recess in which to prepare their several exercises for that day.
Art. 7. At the close of each Examination, the students shall
be ranked in their Classes, by the Faculty, according to their
OF COMMENCEMENT AND DEGREES*
Art. 1. There shall be an annual Commencement on the
first Wednesday in June of each year.
Art. 2. No Degree shall be conferred unless the Board of
Trustees shall consent thereto.
Art. 3, All degrees shall be conferred by the President, or,
in his absence ? by the Senior Professor, or by such other member
f the Faculty as the Board of Trustees may specially select for
Art. 4. All those students who shall have passed honorably
through all the studies prescribed by the Board of Trustees, shall
receive the Degree of Bachelor of Arts:
Art. 5. Any student who shall, after receiving the degree of
Bachelor of Arts, remain in the College one year, and attend to
such studies as the Faculty may prescribe, may receive the degree
of Master of Arts.
Art. 6. Bachelors of three years standing, and of good mor-
al character, may be admitted to the degree of Master, upon sea-
sonable application to the Board, and on presenting an approved
Thesis or pronouncing an approved Oration, and paying the custom-
ary fees. In case the application be for an honorary degree, it
must be announced to the Board of Trustees at least three months
Art. 7. Each Graduate shall pay a fee of ten dollars for his
Diploma, one fifth of which sum shall be given as a perquisite to
the Secretary of the Board of Trustees, and the remainder be paid
into the College Treasury.
OF COLLEGE FEES AND EXPENSES,
Art. 1. The fees to be paid by each student, per Session*'
shall be as follows:*
Tuition, - - » $25 00
Room Rent, - - 4 00
Fuel, - 4 00
Use of Library, - - - 2 00
making the sum of thirty-five dollars, which must be paid to the
Treasurer of the College at or before the beginning of each Session,
either in cash or by a negotiable endorsed note, having not more
than six months to run, and bearing interest at the rate of ten per
cent, per annum.
Art. 2. Students entering College at any time during the
first term of a Session shall pay for a whole Session, but those en-
tering during the second term shall only be required to pay for
half a Session.
Art. 3, If any youth of good morals and promising talents
be desirous of admission into College, and shall be unable to pay
the established fees, the Faculty, by and with the written consent
of five members of the Board of Trustees, shall admit him gratis.-
Art. 4, AH College dues owing by a student must be paid,
and a certificate of the payment be presented to the President, be-
fore such student can receive any degree; and no student shall re-
ceive a dismission unless all his dues shall have been first paid.
Art. 5. If any student be expelled, any money he may have
advanced, beyond the period of his connection with the Institu-
tion, shall be refunded to him.
Art. 6. Every student shall occupy such room in the Col-
lege as may be assigned him by the President, and shall, in conjunc-
tion with his fellow-occupants, if he have any, supply it with all
OF THE jAMITORSr
Art. 1. The Faculty are authorized to employ as many Jani-
tors as may be necessary to keep in order, under their superintend-
ence, the College buildings and grounds, and to supply the rooms
with fuel and water and other necessary attendance.
Art. 2. The Janitors shall receive, respectively, from each
student on whom they shall attend, such compensation as may be
stipulated between the parties; and for taking care of and keeping
in order the class rooms, buildings, grounds, &c, such compensa-
tion as may be stipulated between them and the Board of Trustees;
0F the chrahekeab school
The Grammar School attached to the College of Louisiana
shall be called the "Matthews Academy," and shall hereafter be
organized and conducted conformably to the regulations laid
down in the following articles:
Art. 1. The officers of said Academy shall consist of a Rec-
tor and not more than three Instructors, to be chosen by the Board
of Trustees — the Instructors to be chosen on the recommendation
or by consent of the Rector.
Abt. 2, There shall be taught in this Academy— the Eng-
lish, Latin and Greek Languages, Writing, Arithmetic, Geogra-
phy and History, Book Keeping, Elements of Algebra and Geom-
etry, Drawing, Public Speaking, Music, and such other studies as
may be introduced by the Rector and approved by the Board of
Trustees, or so much of the whole as may be necessary to prepare
students for entering College.
Art. 3. The Sessions, Terms and Vacations of the Acade-
my shall be arranged in the same manner as those in the College
of Louisiana, except that the vacation immediately following Col-
lege Commencement shall continue in the former but four weeks.
There shall be the same intermission of studies at the end of each
term as in the College.
Art. 4. The Academy shall be at all times open to visitors,
and each Class subject to examination by a!l,persons interested in
the welfare of the school or the progress of any of the pupils pres-
ent. Public Examinations and Exhibitions shall be arranged at,
the discretion of the Rector,
Art* 5. Pupils shall be received into the Academy either as"
Boarders or as Day Scholars. Boarding shall be provided, in the
academic buildings, by the Rector, who shall consider and treat
those for whom he thus provides, as far as practicable, in such
manner as though they were members of his own family, and ame-
nable to his authority as children to that of a parent.
Art. 6. The academic fees and expenses for each pupil, per
Session, shall be twenty dollars for Tuition and Room rent, and
eighty dollars for Boarding, including lodging, washing, fuel, lights
and attendance — making one hundred dollars, — which must be
paid to the Rector, on the terms he may prescribe.
Art. 7. Every boarder shall keep a sufficient supply of cloth-
ing, properly marked. Such room furniture as may be necessary
must be provided by him, under the direction of the Rector.
Art. 8. The salaries of instructors shall be fixed by the Board
cf Trustees, apd be paid in the same manner as those of the offi-
cers of the College. The salary of the Rector shall consist of
*he revenues of the Academy, the whole of which are allowed
Art. 9. All the buildings at the old site of the College shall
be and hereby are appropriated to the exclusive use of the Mat-
thews Academy, and shall be under the control of the Rector, who
is authorized, with the concurrence of the Visiting Committee, to
have necessary repairs and improvements made; and a suitable
portion of said buildings shall be appropriated to the use of his
Art. 10. A Visiting Committee shall be appointed by the
Board of Trustees, to consist of two members of the Board," whose
duty it shall be to visit the Academy monthly, and as'much often-
er as they may deem proper, for the purpose of ascertaing the pro-
gress of students, inspecting the condition of the establishment,
&c.-~ which Committee shall make semi-annual reports to the
Board of the result of their observations; and if at any time any
thing should occur requiring, in their opinion, the ^immediate ac-
tion of the Trustees, they shall take the necessary steps, by appli-
cation to the President, to have the Board convened.
Art. 11. The Rector shall be intrusted with the government
of the Academy,— shall assign the duties of the Instructors — make
all such regulations as maybe deemed necessary for attaining the
objects of the Institutiou, &c; and at the close of each Session
he shall make to the Board of Trustees a written communication,
setting forth clearly the operation and condition of the Academy,
in all its details.
Art. 12. It shall also be the duty ot the Rector to receive as
Boarders such of the College students as may desire it, and at a
rate not exceeding sixteen dollars per month. The State students
attached to the College shall board with him, unless authorized re-
spectively, by a Resolution of the Faculty, to board elsewhere.